Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Early Development of At-Risk Infants and Young Children: The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA, in affiliation with The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, has an immediate opening for a post-doctoral research fellow in the Center for Biobehavioral Health as of April 1, 2021.


We are seeking a doctoral level candidate with interests in research on the effects of brain injury or disease on infant development. Appropriate candidates would be persons with doctoral degrees in developmental psychology, pediatric neuropsychology, or a related behavioral health or developmental science profession. The fellow will work on existing data from an ongoing study of infant development and related studies of neurodevelopment in infants and youth with early brain-related conditions such as preterm birth.


Training and mentorship will be available in research methods, grantsmanship, and academic career development. The fellow will also collaborate with faculty from the Center for Biobehavioral Health, the Center for Injury Research and Policy, and the Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice. For additional information on training go to:


Candidates for this position must have obtained their doctoral degree by the start date. The fellowship will be at least 2 years in duration. Salary is commensurate with NIH guidelines, and benefits are competitive. Questions about the position can be emailed to H. Gerry Taylor, Ph.D. at .


Nationwide Children’s Hospital, its Primary Care Network, and its specialty clinics provide the majority of pediatric care and training opportunities in Central Ohio and serve a population area of over 3 million. Our affiliation with the Ohio State University allows for expanded training and collaboration beyond the college of medicine. For more information about Children’s Hospital and Columbus, Ohio, visit us on the web at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Letters stating the candidate’s research interests, career goals, and qualifications should be mailed with a curriculum vita and three letters of reference. Please send all materials c/o Kerry Orton, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio, 43205, or .


Additionally, interested applicants should complete an application at this link:—center-for-biobehavioral-health/job?mode=view


Review of applications will begin immediately.

Share This